If you're planning to drive while you're overseas, we recommend you get an International Driving Permit.
An International Driving Licence is a United Nations-sanctioned document translated in 9 different languages.
Christmas processing times: Please note that applications lodged online between 12am on the 20th of December 2018 to 12am on the 2nd of January 2019 will incur an additional 4 days processing time. If you are leaving in less than 5 days you can pick up an IDP from your local participating NRMA branch or at Service NSW’s Wynyard Service Centre only at 19 York Street, Sydney.
What you'll need to apply
- An IDP costs $39 (AUD)
- You'll need to be over 18
- You'll need a valid Australian driver's licence
- You'll need a recent passport-sized photo - less than 3.5cm x 4.5cm
More information on IDPs can be found in our frequently asked questions below.